Vero Beach Benefit Tix on sale 10/12
Tickets Go on Sale October 12th for Seventh Annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert in Vero Beach
CONCERT TO BE HELD AT HOLMAN STADIUM AT VERO BEACH SPORTS VILLAGE
Special Guest Florida Georgia Line to Join Owen, December 15, 2012
Vero Beach, Fla., – Country music superstar Jake Owen announced to fans that tickets will go on sale Friday, October 12th for the seventh annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert to be held Saturday, December 15, 2012 in Vero Beach, Florida. The Concert will return once again be held at Holman Stadium at Vero Beach Sports Village, and will be the final event of the 11th annual CMT ON TOUR, with Special Guest Florida Georgia Line. CMT ON TOUR JAKE OWEN: THE SUMMER NEVER ENDS 2012 kicks off October 10 in New York City.
The tour comes on the heels of a monster year for Owen, which includes two back-to-back, multi-week #1 singles with “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Alone With You.” Owen has performed to millions of fans since his career launched, including a coveted spot on the ‘Brothers of the Sun’ tour this summer with superstars Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw. Owen first appeared on the CMT ON TOUR bill in 2007 as special guest for Sugarland.
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 12th. Tickets for the Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert are $100 for Premier Seats (on field – rows 1-20), $75 for Premier (on field – row 21 and back), $65 for Pit Area (standing room only), $35 for Reserved Seats (stadium seating) and $25 for General Admission (stadium seating). To purchase tickets, call 866.333.7623 or visit www.chevents.com.
“I am excited that the Concert is returning to Holman Stadium,” said Owen. “It’s a great venue and our fans are going to really enjoy the experience.”
“Being the headliner of a tour is something I’ve been dreaming about since I was in college, performing songs every Sunday afternoon on a bar stool and playing for tips,” says Owen. “Headlining the CMT Tour is really cool for me because I was the opening, opening act in 2007, when Sugarland was the headliner and Little Big Town had the middle slot. So now, to be headlining the 11th Annual CMT Tour, with my buddies Love and Theft and Florida Georgia line, it feels very surreal. I’m honored and I can’t wait to hit the road in October and keep that feeling of summer going on THE SUMMER NEVER ENDS tour. A highlight will be to culminate the CMT Tour in my hometown of Vero Beach, Fla. for my annual charity event, the Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Show, which benefits youth in Vero Beach and nationwide.”
Founded in 2010, the Jake Owen Foundation was created to offer its support on a national level to children battling cancer and other childhood diseases while also lending its support to youth organizations and various charities in Owen’s hometown area of Indian River County, Fla., including Autism Speaks and the Mardy Fish Foundation. Through Jake’s association within the country music community, he has had the opportunity to visit children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, who are benefiting from the extensive research and patient-care the hospital provides. Once a patient is accepted,
St. Jude covers all the medical costs beyond those covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. Jude also provides transportation, lodging, and meals for one parent and child. .
“The CMT Tour has this incredible history of featuring artists that have gone on to become superstars, capable of filling stadiums and arenas, and now it’s Jake’s turn at headliner status,” said Leslie Fram, SVP of Music Strategy, CMT. “Jake possesses an undeniable star quality that promises to propel him to new heights amongst his peers who have anchored the CMT Tour. We’re also thrilled to feature up-and-coming acts Love and Theft and Florida Georgia Line in this year’s fantastic line-up.”
October 10, 2012 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theatre
October 11, 2012 Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmore
October 12, 2012 Jackson, NJ @ Six Flags
October 18, 2012 Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak
October 19, 2012 Corbin, KY @ The Arena
October 26, 2012 Charlotte, NC @ Coyote Joe's
October 27, 2012 Troy, OH @ Hobart Arena
November 2, 2012 San Antonio, TX @ Cowboy Dancehall
November 3, 2012 Ft. Worth, TX @ Billy Bob's
November 8, 2012 Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
November 9, 2012 Duluth, GA @ Wild Bill's
November 10, 2012 Savannah, GA @ Johnny Mercer Theatre
November 29, 2012 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
November 30, 2012 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
December 1, 2012 Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom
December 5, 2012 Kansas City, MO @ Midland
December 6, 2012 Minneapolis, MN @ Myth
December 7, 2012 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
December 8, 2012 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
December 15, 2012 Vero Beach, FL - Annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Show
Holman Stadium at Vero Beach Sports Village
Since releasing his chart-topping 2011 album, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, Jake Owen has arrived. To date, the album has launched back-to-back, multi-week No. 1 hits with the PLATINUM-selling title track and the GOLD-certified “Alone with You.” His current single from the album, “The One That Got Away,” is climbing the country radio charts and already landed inside the Top 10. After playing to packed stadiums this summer on Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw’s blockbuster ‘Brothers of the Sun’ Tour, Jake is about to launch his first headlining tour, CMT ON TOUR JAKE OWEN: THE SUMMER NEVER ENDS 2012, on October 10. Jake’s ode to summer, his new Endless Summer EP, made an impressive debut at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. He has appeared on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel LIVE and Chelsea Lately. Jake first captured the national spotlight with his hits “Startin’ with Me,” “Don’t Think I Can’t Love You” and “Eight Second Ride.” His revival of “Life in a Northern Town” with Sugarland and Little Big Town in 2008 earned him Grammy and CMA Award nominations. Jake was named 2009’s Top New Male Vocalist by the Academy of Country Music, and earlier this year, Entertainment Weekly’s music issue ranked him among “The 30 Greatest Artists Right Now.”
Since releasing their Top 20 single, “Cruise,” hot country rock duo Florida Georgia Line has been quickly garnering buzz among fans, media and superstars (Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles) alike. With infectious lyrics and a buoyant melody, the single has sold well over 500,000 copies and has been certified GOLD in Canada. The song is also listed in the Top 10 for sales in many major markets and sits – with the video – in the Top 5 nationally on iTunes Country Charts. The Republic Nashville duo - comprised of Tyler Hubbard from Monroe, Georgia and Brian Kelley from Ormond Beach, Florida - brings a fresh sound to the genre and beyond, combining electrifying, hard-driving rock with honest, expressive lyrics. “Cruise” is featured on their EP It’z Just What We Do produced by Joey Moi (Jake Owen, Nickelback). FGL’s energetic live show and compelling tunes have gained the attention of headlining acts; Brantley Gilbert and the annual Country Throwdown Tour previously selected them for coveted opening slots nationwide. The duo recently made their Grand Ole Opry debut and will kick off the 11th annual “CMT ON TOUR” with headliner Jake Owen on October 10.
For further information about the Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert, call C & H Events at 561.394.9190 or visit Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on the Jake Owen Foundation visit www.jakeowen.net/charity.
CMT Tour information can be found on cmtontour.cmt.com.
In addition to Vero Beach Sports Village being the Venue Sponsor for the Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert, it will also offer its hotel villas at a special rate for concert patrons. Vero Beach Sports Village is a multi-sport complex located in Vero Beach, Florida. The facility, formerly known as Dodgertown, was the spring training home of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers. The 79-acre, multi-sport complex is now designed to give teams of all ages the opportunity to train, play and stay together on-site. The all-inclusive facility has 89 on-site villas, a dining room, two full-sized weight rooms, a Stadium Club Lounge and a full recreational area that includes four lighted tennis courts, a swimming pool, basketball court, and sand volleyball. Vero Beach Sports Village provides an all-encompassing experience for guests and is an ideal setting to build a championship team. The villas will be available for rental to concert attendees. Please call 772-569-4900 for rates. Visit www.vbsportsvillage.com for more information.
C & H Events, Inc. is a full-service event management and marketing company based in Boca Raton, Fla. Please visit www.chevents.com for further details about C & H Events.